Dr Emjay Tan - Psychiatrist

Dr Emjay Tan is a consultant psychiatrist who has been in practice since 2007.  Emjay graduated in 2002 from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, USA, completed his training in general adult psychiatry at the University of Chicago Hospitals in 2006, and fellowship in addiction psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2007.  Emjay was board-certified as a psychiatrist by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in 2007, and worked from 2007 to 2019 as a psychiatrist in the San Francisco Bay Area, California.

Emjay moved back to Australia in 2019 and is now a Fellow of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.  In addition to his part-time psychiatry private practice at Your Mind Matters, Emjay works as a consultant psychiatrist at Monash Health.

Emjay has extensive experience in both the inpatient and outpatient setting providing mental health treatment.  Emjay’s interests are in general adult psychiatry and psychodynamic psychotherapy.  He seeks to provide solid evidence-based treatment when it comes to prescribing psychiatric medications, and combining this holistically with non-medication approaches, including psychotherapy.  Emjay will collaborate with your GP, and your counsellor or psychologist, if you are also seeing one concurrently.  Emjay seeks to provide a calming, patient, consistent, and thoughtful containing environment in which to participate in your psychiatric treatment.

In his free time, Emjay enjoys tennis, movies, cooking, going for walks, board games, and spending time with his family.

**Please note that in the new year (2024), Dr Emjay Tan will increase his consulting days at YMM and will be here Tuesdays and Fridays**